• Maryland background & criminal records search


    Powered by PeopleSmart

Maryland public records search

Whether you live in Baltimore, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Rockville, or anyplace in between, the ability to carry out an accurate and thorough background check is essential in maintaining you and your family's protection.

Criminal statistics for the state of Maryland

Total Crime - In 2006, Maryland had a Total Crime Index of 4158.5 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 2.1% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was down 12.6% since 2002 and down even more in 1980, down 37.3%. Maryland's Total Crime Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - Maryland had a Violent Crime Index of 678.6 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 3.5% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was down 3.6% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1992, down 32.2%. Maryland's Violent Crime Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Maryland's 2006 Property Crime Index was 3480.9 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 2% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was down 8.4% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 39.8%. Maryland's Property Crime Index has been declining during the past twenty five years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Maryland Murder Rate was 9.7 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 2.1% from the previous year in 2005. The Murder Rate was up 22.7% since 1985, but down 23.7% since 1993. Maryland's Murder Rate has changed slightly during the past 25 years, growing slightly.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Maryland's Forcible Rape Index was 21 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 7.1% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was down 14.7% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1992, down 54.8%. Maryland's Forcible Rape Index has significantly been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Maryland was 256 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 0.5% from the previous year, 2005. The Robbery Index was up 6% since 2003, but down 41.2% since 1993. Maryland's Robbery Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Aggravated Assault - Maryland's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 392 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 5.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 4.5% since 1980 and down from a 25 year high in 1992, down 23.6%. Maryland's Aggravated Assault Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, declining slightly.
Burglary - In 2006, Maryland had a Burglary Index of 667 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 3.7% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was down 4.9% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 60.8%. Maryland's Burglary Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Maryland was 2270.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 1.3% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 6.9% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 37.5%. Maryland's Larceny Theft Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Maryland was 543.54 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 1.3% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 49.1% since 1983, but down 28.8% since 1994. Maryland's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has been growing during the past twenty five years.